Archives of American Art

Greenwich Art Society records

Collection ID:
Greenwich Art Society (Greenwich, Conn.)
Physical Description:
0.6 Linear feet

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Minutes of meetings, 1922-1959; lists of expenses, 1914-1958; a list of exhibitions; form letters; a resume of Dorothy Ochtman; clippings, 1912-1957; exhibition announcements and catalogs, 1912-1958; 7 exhibition entry announcements, 1954-1958; course announcements, 1929-1958; a brochure THE GREENWICH ART SOCIETY: A CHRONICLE OF THE YEARS 1977-1987; and a medal designed by Tiffany from the National Arts Club to the Greenwich Art Society, 1936. Material on the 1913 Armory Show includes an invitation, a photograph of the installation, and a pin.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art society. Formerly the Greenwich Society of Artists. Founded 1912. Some members were associated with the "Cos Cob School," and many associated with the development of the American Impressionist movement. Founders and early members included Edward Clark Potter, Leonard Ochtman, Elmer MacRae, William B. Tubby, Joseph Howland Hunt, Sr., Florence W. Gotthold, George Wharton Edwards and Alden Twachtman. Dorothy Ochtman was secretary, 1928-1946, and President, 1947-1948.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1987 by the Greenwich Art Society through Sue Dunlap, Historian of the Society.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Arts organizations -- Connecticut Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Greenwich Society of Artists (Greenwich, Conn) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Armory Show (1913: New York, N.Y.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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